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19 October 2018 9:14 AM Currie Cup set for WP v Sharks final

Cape Town - This year's Currie Cup final will be between Western Province and the Sharks, if bookmakers are to be believed. The 2018 tournament semi-finals take place on Saturday with the Sharks hosting the Golden Lions at 14:30 and then Western Province taking on the Blue Bulls at Newlands at 17:00. And, a look at local bookmakers Sportingbet suggests 27

18 October 2018 11:20 AM Malaysia opposition leader arrested for corruption

Malaysia's opposition leader was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of corruption, a fresh blow to his party which was ousted at elections this year after six decades in power. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a former deputy premier and ally of scandal-mired ex-leader Najib Razak, was detained after being questioned by anti-corruption authorities. He will be charged 23

17 October 2018 6:09 PM British cyclist killed in Alps was 'a monster', mother says

London - The mother of a British cyclist killed by a hunter in the Alps has celebrated his death, saying she believed he was responsible for raping a young girl, British media reported on Wednesday. The claims made by Katrina Toghill and the alleged victim, as reported by The Sun newspaper, were denied by the girlfriend and father of the late cyclist 52

17 October 2018 2:00 PM Six Tanzanian schoolchildren killed in lightning strike

At least six children were killed and 25 injured on Wednesday when lightning struck a primary school in northern Tanzania, a local government official said. The lightning hit Emaco Vision primary school, in the mountainous Geita region, during the morning. "It was about 09:00, six pupils were killed and 25 were injured," said regional education coordinator 21

17 October 2018 4:48 AM Markets LIVE: Bias on the rand remains stronger

The rand benefited yesterday from surging stock markets worldwide, taking its cue from the Turkish lira which hit a two-month high against the dollar. Paul Muller, Corporate Treasury Manager at Peregrine Treasury Solutions says the dollar remains on the back foot against all major currencies, still reeling from the release of sluggish retail sales figures 36

16 October 2018 8:16 PM Two pilots killed in Ukraine fighter jet crash

Ukraine's general staff said on Tuesday that two pilots died when a Sukhoi fighter jet crashed during military exercises with the United States and other NATO countries. "A Sukhoi-27 plane crashed at around 17:00 local time (1400 GMT) during a training flight," the general staff said on its Facebook page, adding that "the bodies of the two pilots have been found" 39

16 October 2018 5:20 PM Liberia investigates US-backed charity after alleged rapes

Liberia's government says it is investigating a charity founded by a young American woman after allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care. The More Than Me organisation says in a statement that founder Katie Meyler has taken a leave of absence until a separate, independent audit requested by the charity is complete. Meyler's work had been praised 20

16 October 2018 7:59 AM SA to get it's own Ugly Betty remake

Cape Town – The popular ABC comedy drama Ugly Betty is getting a South African remake. Variety reports that local production company Known Associates Entertainment (Keeping Score, Hustle) has acquired the option from RCN who owns the rights of the show. The deal was announced at Mipcom – an annual entertainment content market. Known Associates chairman 39

15 October 2018 5:18 PM SA artists 'humiliated' in Australia over heritage music performance

Local artists are upset at being sidelined at an international event designed to promote South African heritage. In a Facebook post, promoter Beryl Crosher-Segers expressed her frustration that an Australian event on October 14 designed to showcase local culture to an Australian audience. "I am a show producer and my show coincided with this SA Tourism 30

15 October 2018 11:53 AM CSA confirms AB de Villiers for Mzansi Super League

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced that AB de Villiers will take part in this year's Mzansi Super League. That was confirmed on Monday as the six franchise names were unveiled at a function in Johannesburg. De Villiers will play for the Tshwane Spartans and he will be joined by Hashim Amla (Durban Heat), Faf du Plessis (Paarl Rocks) 33